Published FOI Requests 2015

FOI NumberRequesterMaterial RequestedDate ReceivedDate of Reply
​FOI/2015/03​Journalist

Requesting all records including minutes and notes of a meeting between representatives of Siemens and Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Eamon Ryan which took place on 3rd November 2010.

FOI/2015/03 - Request and Reply

10/12/2015​8/1/2015
​FOI/2015/04​Journalist

​Requesting records relating to Nuclear Power.

FOI/2015/04 - Request and Reply

05/01/201529/01/2015
FOI/2015/05Journalist Requesting a breakdown of all expenses, including overnight expenses, claimed by each civilian driver employed by the Department in 2014. Also, the expenses by each driver individually and include relevant receipts/credit card statements.
FOI/2015/05 - Request and Reply
13/01/201520/01/2015
​FOI/2015/06​Client

​Requesting records relating to the European Union (Energy Efficiency Obligation Scheme) Regulations 2014.

FOI/2015/06 - Request and Reply

13/01/201510/02/2015
​FOI/2015/08​Journalist

​Copies of all records relating to the decision to wait until 2016 to introduce legislation covering the introduction of a broadcasting charge to replace the TV licence fee.

FOI/2015/08 Request and Reply.

15/01/201512/02/2015
​FOI/2015/09​Journalist

​Requesting the total expenditure on photography and professional video/film-makers by the Department from January 1 2014 to December 31 2014.

FOI/2015/09 - Request and Reply

19/01/201517/02/2015
​FOI/2015/10​Member of the Public

​Requesting all submissions received by the Dept in relation to the latest review of the designated events for free to air TV as conducted under Sec 173 of the Broadcasting Act 2009.

FOI/2015/10 - Request, Reply and Review.

20/01/2015​17/2/2015
FOI/2015/11JournalistRequesting any correspondence between the Department of Energy and Communications, or any Agencies hired by it or that fall under its control, and the energy company Shell, in the last two years.
FOI/2015/11 - Request and Reply
20/01/201527/03/2015
​FOI/2015/12​Journalist

Requesting details of all payments by way of salary or expenses made to the Minister/Ministers who have served at this Department at any time between the formation of the last government in early 2011 and the 31st December 2014.

FOI/2015/12 - Request and Reply.

27/01/201520/02/2015
FOI/2015/14Member of the PublicRequesting a breakdown of how many, and what percentage of households in each county in Ireland had a TV licence in 2014.
FOI/2015/14 - Request and Reply
30/01/201527/02/2015
​FOI/2015/16​Journalist

​Requesting,

1. Any cost benefit analyses, audits, value for money reports, or other investigations/ reviews carried out by the Department (or by people on their behalf) in relation to the MAN scheme.

2. Any reports issued to EU institutions in relation to MAN Scheme, including but not limited to, accounting for the expenditure of ERDF grants.

FOI/2015/16 - Request and Reply.

18/02/201511/03/2015
​FOI/2015/18​Representative

​Requesting information regarding the Independent Expert Panel (IEP) Chaired by Mrs Justice Catherine McGuinness and EirGrid plc.

FOI/2015/18 - Request and Reply.

17/02/201507/04/2015
​FOI/2015/20​Journalist

​1) A detailed breakdown of how much Minister for DCENR Mr Alex White has claimed in mileage and any other day to day expenses each year since the current Government was elected on Fri 25th Feb 2011
2) A detailed breakdown of how much MOS Joe McHugh has claimed in mileage and any other day to day expenses each year since the current Government was elected on Fri, 25th Feb 2011.

FOI/2015/20 - Request and Reply.

10/03/201609/04/2016
​FOI/2015/21​Member of the Public​Requesting,
  1. The original RTÉ proposal for the move of RTEjr from RTE2.
  2. The BAI SIA into the proposed move of RTEjr from RTE as provided to DCENR.
  3. An application from TG4 for the financing of TG4 HD and TG4 HD facilities.
  4. The Minister's decision to the provision of TG4HD, as per Broadcasting Act 2009.
  5. The current application by RTE for new service as provided to DCENR.

FOI/2015/21 - Request and Reply.

09/02/201529/04/2015
​FOI/2015/22Business Group Representative.

​All papers, including correspondence, between the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources relating to the Sea Lice Pilot Case (764/09/ENVI) and the following bodies in the period 01/09/2014 up to 09/03/2015: Department of Environment, Community and Local Government, Inland Fisheries Ireland, Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine, The European Commission.

FOI/2015/22 - Request and Reply.

12/03/201523/04/2015
​FOI/2015/23Journalist

​Requesting documents and communications by the Department dated between 01/01/2009 and 28/02/2015 that include predictions of curtailment or capacity costs relating to wind energy installation targets as referred to by Eirgrid.

FOI/2015/23 - Request and Reply

05/03/201516/03/2015
​FOI/2015/24​Journalist

​Requesting details of all "overnight" expenses/allowances claimed by ministerial drivers in 2014.

FOI/2015/24 - Request and Reply

18/03/201515/04/2015
​FOI/2015/25​Journalist

​A detailed breakdown of how much former Minister of State for the NewERA project Mr Fergus O'Dowd has claimed in mileage and any other day to day expenses each year since the current Government was elected on Friday 25 Feb 2011.

FOI/2015/25 - Request and Reply

20/03/201521/05/2015
​FOI/2015/26​Journalist

​Requesting copies of all memos and correspondence relating to the Government/Minister's decision to defer introducing the broadcasting charge this year.

FOI/2015/26 - Request and Reply
25/03/201524/04/2015
​FOI/2015/27​Journalist

​Requesting the total number of employees in the Department broken down by gender.

FOI/2015/27 - Request and Reply

26/03/201517/04/2015
​FOI/2015/28​Journalist

​A detailed breakdown of how much former Minister for DCENR Mr Pat Rabbitte has claimed in mileage and any other day to day expenses each year since the current Government was elected Friday 25th February 2011.

FOI/2015/28 - Requests and Reply

30/03/201524/04/2015
​FOI/2015/29​JournalistHow much the department spent on social media from 2010-2015, broken down by year?

Please include details of how may social media pages the department has, how many staff are responsible for maintaining them and their salaries, details and cost of any training courses that staff were sent on  (including number of staff who attended, date of training course, company who provided it etc) and the cost of any software purchased in relation to social media.  Please also include any other costs relating to social media which were not mentioned above.

FOI/2015/29 - Request and Reply

Part (a)

Part (b)

Part (c)

Part (d)

Part (e)

26/03/201627/04/2016
​FOI/2015/30​Journalist

​Requesting records pertaining to the appointment of Fionnuala Sheehan to the Board of RTE, which was made earlier this year.

FOI/2015/30 - Request and Reply

07/04/201527/05/2015
​FOI/2015/31​Journalist

​Seeking records relating to 1993 Interception of Postal Packets and Telecommunications Messages (Regulation) Act.

FOI/2015/31 - Request and Reply

07/04/2015​29/4/2015
​FOI/2015/32​Journalist

​Requesting access to any documents/correspondence/briefing notes relating to CSIRT since its creation.

FOI/2015/32 - Request and Reply.

​14/4/2015​17/4/2015
​FOI/2015/33​Member of the Public

​Seeking records relating to RTEjr and OTV/IFB.

FOI/2015/33 - Request and Reply

13/04/201517/06/2015
​FOI/2015/34​Journalist

​Seeking correspondence to and from the Department in relation to the National Lottery - to include communications made between October 2013 and now.

FOI/2015/34 - Request and Reply

15/04/201512/05/2015
​FOI/2015/37​Journalist

Requesting a detailed breakdown of any conceivable expenses claimed or incurred by an sitting or former Minister or Minister of State at DCENR since the current Government took office in Feb 2011 and present day. Please include all expenses including domestic and foreign travel, accommodation, subsistence mobile phone charges and costs, tolls, taxis, tips etc.

FOI/2015/37 - Request and Reply

21/04/201520/05/2015
​FOI/2015/38​Journalist

​Requesting all correspondence sent and received by Minister Alex White since his appointment concerning the broadcasting charge.  Any briefing documents prepared for Ministers Rabbitte and White concerning the broadcasting charge.  The Minutes of all meetings in the last nine months at which the implementation of the broadcasting charge was discussed.  Any correspondence sent and received by Minister Alex White concerning the plan to allow An Post access customer database of Sky, UPC and Eircom.

FOI/2015/038 - Request and Reply

23/04/201522/05/2015
​FOI/2015/39​Journalist

​Requesting copies of all memos and correspondence relating to the Government/Ministers decision (made on April 21, 2015) to defer introducing the broadcasting charge this year.

FOI/2015/39 - Request and Reply

24/04/201525/05/2015
​FOI/2015/41​Journalist

​Requesting records relating to the Minister's decision to appoint Nigel Heneghan and Brian O'Callaghan to the compliance committee of the BAI earlier this year.

FOI/2015/41 - Request and Reply

30/04/201516/06/2015
​FOI/2015/42​Journalist

​Requesting

  1. The amount claimed for purchase of makeup, cosmetics, hair or beauty products by each current or previous Minister or Minister of State each year since the current Government took office in February 2011.
  2. The amount claimed for professional hair styling, beauty, makeup or personal styling, shopping/grooming services by each current or previous Minister or Minister of State each year since the current Government took office in February 2011.
  3. The amount claimed for new clothing, shoes or accessories, dry cleaning, laundry or clothing repairs by each current or previous Minister or Minister of State each year since the current Government took office in February 2011.

FOI/2015/42 - Request and Reply

05/05/201502/06/2015
​FOI/2015/43​Member of the Public

Requesting,

  1. EirGrid's initial report for early Feb
  2. A list with the 88 comments and queries raised by the panel
  3. The final and revised EirGrid report of 30 March 2015.

FOI/2015/43 - Request and Reply

​5/05/201527/05/2015
​FOI/2015/44​Journalist

​Requesting copies of all correspondence between the Minister's office and RTÉ senior management regarding the NewEra efficiency review of the national broadcaster and the Indecon report on RTÉ since the start of the year.

FOI/2015/44 - Request and Reply

05/05/2015​3/06/2015
​FOI/2015/45​Member of the Public

​Requesting copies of all documents including handwritten notes and electronic files held relating to the preparation and compilation of the reports to the Dáil by Exploration and Mining Division of the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources in accordance with Section 77 of the Minerals Development Act 1979.

FOI/2015/45 - Request and Reply

07/05/201528/05/2015
​FOI/2015/46​Business Interest Group

​Requesting information in respect of the rating valuation system applied to wind farms.

FOI/2015/46 - Request and Reply

13/05/201511/06/2015
​FOI/2015/47​Journalist

​Requesting copies of all data held by the Department in relation to the usage of public electric car charging points in 2014 and 2015.

FOI/2015/47 - Request and Reply

21/05/201511/06/2015
​FOI/2015/49​Member of the Public

​Requesting all records of attendance / flexi-time recording system(s) showing in respect of every employee, showing the surplus or deficit carried over by each person at the end of each four-week attendance period from 11 May 2014 to 10 May 2015.

FOI/2015/49 - Request and Reply

25/05/201519/06/2015
​FOI/2015/52​Journalist

​All correspondence between Minister White and the following organisations: RTE, TV3, UTV Ireland. includes all correspondence between the Minister, his office and the said bodies in the form of emails, letters and memos between 01/01/15 - 27/05/15

FOI/2015/52 - Request and Reply

​28/05/2015​17/07/2015
​FOI/2015/53​Member of the PublicRequesting,
  1. Statements for credit cards paid for and used by the Department, its staff and Ministers, for transactions between 01/01/2015 and to date.
  2. The amounts spent on travel and accommodation for Ministers, Minister of State and their Private Secretaries in the same period.

FOI/2015/53 - Request and Reply

​28/05/15​23/06/15
​FOI/2015/54​Journalist

​Requesting any correspondence between Denis O'Brien and Minister(s) Rabbitte and /or White since the start of 2014.

FOI/2015/54 - Request and Reply

​02/06/2015​22/01/2015
​FOI/2015/55​Journalist

​Requesting the total expenditure by the Department in 2014 cross-referenced by suppliers for tea, coffee, sandwiches, biscuits/pastries/cakes.

FOI/2015/55 - Request and Reply

​04/06/2015​25/06/2015
​FOI/2015/57​Journalist

​Requesting records of the amount of money paid under fuel card schemes annually, broken down by supplier, by the Department, of Communications from January 1 2011 to date.

FOI/2015/57 - Request and Reply.

​08/06/2015​02/07/2015
​FOI/2015/58​Public Representative/Oireachtas

​Request details of steps taken, if any, by DCENR to implement recommendations set out at paragraph 6.32 of the Mullarkey report 2) Documents relating to the establishment of risk management procedures in DCENR arising from recommendations in Mullarkey Report 3) Most recent edition of any register of risks which exists within DCENR as part of the Departments wider risk management framework.

FOI/2015/58 - Request and Reply

11/06/201509/07/2015
​FOI/2015/59​Journalist

​All records relating to the decision not to introduce any retrospective measure concerning the area of media ownership in relation to the Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014.

FOI/2015/59 - Request and Reply

​11/06/2015​09/07/2015
​FOI/2015/60​Public Representative

​Requesting all correspondence between DCENR and Mark Kenneally relating to the appointment of individuals to the board of all state bodies to which the Minister for DCENR has the statutory capacity to make board appointments.

FOI/2015/60 - Request and Reply

12/06/2015​6/07/2015
​FOI/2015/61​Member of the Public

​Records relating to the Eircode Tender.

This is not available to view online due to it's volume, however can be obtained by contacting FOI Unit.

12/06/201524/11/2015
​FOI/2015/62​Public Representative

​Details of all meetings held by former Minister Pat Rabbitte during his tenure in this Dept with Mr Denis O'Brien/Mr James Morrissey or Mr Leslie Buckley

FOI/2015/62 - Request and Reply

​15/06/2015​24/07/2015
​FOI/2015/63​Journalist​Requesting all records relating to the ending of Michelle Shortall's term on the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland, after having been reappointed in December 2014.

FOI/2015/63 - Request and Reply

15/06/201523/06/2015
​FOI/2015/64​Public Representative
  1. Correspondence between DCENR & Independent News and Media since 01/02/11 concerning media ownership concentration and the media ownership guidelines published by the Department.
  2. Correspondence between DCENR and Communicorp since 01/02/11 concerning media ownership concentration and the media ownership guidelines published by the Department.

FOI/2015/64 - Request and Reply

17/06/201514/07/2015
​FOI/2015/66​Public Representative

​Seeking all electronic & written correspondence within the Department between the Minister for Communications and his predecessor with Mr Denis O'Brien on the issue of media mergers, guidelines and policy options pertaining to the subject from March 2011 to present.

FOI/2015/66 - Request and Reply

24/06/2015​27/07/15
​FOI/2015/67​Journalist

​All Correspondence between DCENR and the Office of the Minister Alex White, and RTE between 11/07/14 - 24/06/15 to include correspondence between the Department, the Minister and all levels in RTE, including the board and the Office of the Director General, Noel Curran.

FOI/2015/67 - Request and Reply

24/06/201523/07/2015
​FOI/2015/69​Public Representative

​Requesting the complete diaries of the Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Pat Rabbitte T.D. Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources Alex White T.D. and the Secretary General of the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources from March 2011 to date.

This is not available to view online due to it's volume, however can be obtained by contacting FOI Unit.

01/07/201523/07/2015
​FOI/2015/71​Member of the public

​1.The Pubic Value Test as carried out by DCENR following consultations made by DCENR in relation to the requested made by RTE for the removal of RTEjr from the schedules of the RTE2
2.It is noted that in the response from the National Newspapers of Ireland to DCENR PVT Newsbrands mentioned a response from RTE - seeking access to this response.
3. Date on which RTE withdrew its application for the removal of RTEjr from RTE2
4. Identify the date on which RTE notified DCENR of its decision to resubmit its proposal by the end of 2015.

FOI/2015/71 - Request and Reply.

02/07/201527/07/2015
​FOI/2015/73​Public Representative

​Requesting records relating to 1) The North-South study on all island air quality May 2011-May 2013 2) The North-South study on all island air quality May 2013-Present 3) Air Pollution Regulations.

FOI/2015/73 - Request and Reply

09/07/201506/08/2015
​FOI/2015/75​Member of the Public

​Requesting the database of eircode postal codes, and/or the code generating the eircode postal codes.

FOI/2015/75 - Request and Reply

13/07/2015​22/7/2015
​FOI/2015/76​Member of the Public
  1. Requesting a copy of the postcodes contract document and any documents referred to within it.
  2. List of all "vanity" postcodes which have been issued by Capita, whether these have been approved by the Minister or not.
  3. Record number 8 entitled pricing proposals from the schedule of FOI/2014/48.

FOI/2015/76 - Request and Reply

15/07/20150​2/9/2015
​FOI/2015/78​Member of the Public

​Requesting records regarding the Code of Practice for Appointments to the Public Service as published in 2007 by the Commission for Public Service Appointments.

FOI/2015/78 - Request and Reply

14/07/2015​7/8/2015
​FOI/2015/79​Public Representative

​A copy of all expenses, mileage and subsistence, overnight stays and any other expenses claimed by the Minister and Minister of State in the Department from March 2011 to date 2) A copy of all credit card statements for the  Department's credit card used by the Minister and Minister of State from March 2011 to date.

FOI/2015/79 - Request and Reply

15/07/201512/08/2015
​FOI/2015/82​Journalist​Seeking a breakdown of all spending on outsourced professional services (consultants) since March 2011.

This should include the name of the external service provider, the amount, the service provided, the year and – if captured – whether or not the contract was the subject of a tender/ competitive process.

FOI/2015/82 - Request and Reply

21/07/201531/07/2015
​FOI/2015/80 (a) and (b)​Journalist
  1. Requesting records relating to meetings of the National Broadband Plan Steering Group, including but not limited to minutes, agendas and any presentations made at, or prepared for, the meetings, since the inception of the group.
  2. The appointments diary of the Minister for Communications for 2014.

FOI/2015/80 (a) - Request and Reply

FOI/2015/80 (b) - Request and Reply

15/07/201510/09/2015
​FOI/2015/84​​Member of the Public

​1. The minutes of the meeting between the FoI Body and Raidió Teilifís Éireann ("RTÉ") dated the 31st of March 2014 as outlined in the FoI Body’s response to FoI request FOI/2015/71.
2. A list of communications and dates between RTÉ and the FoI Body in relation to the current deliberative process as outlined in the FoI Body’s response to FoI request FOI/2015/71 since 31st of March 2014.

FOI/2015/84 - Request and Reply

28/07/2015​26/8/2015
​FOI/2015/85​Journalist

​1. Copies of receipts, invoices, bills etc. relating to payment of road tolls on behalf of any Minister or Ministers of State at the Department since March 2011.
2. Copies of actual mileage claims submitted by the Minister or Minister of State at your Department to cover the period Jan 2014 until end December 2014.

FOI/2015/85 - Reply

31/07/201631/08/2015
​FOI/2015/88​Business Interest Group

Requesting all communications, to include but not restricted to phone calls, emails, letters, meetings, both formal and informal, which took place between the Minister for Communications, Advisors to the Minister, Departmental officials in the Broadcasting Unit and staff and board members of RTE to include RTE chairperson, the reasons for the communication, the date the communication was received and responded to and the main topics covered and outcomes and/or follow up suggested.  period requested since the formation of the current Government.

This is not available to view online due to it's volume, however can be obtained by contacting FOI Unit.

07/08/201504/09/2015
​FOI/2015/89​Journalist

​Requesting correspondence between DCENR and Google re. the introduction and implementation of the Eircode postal code system.

FOI/2015/89 - Request and Reply.

13/08/201524/08/2015
​FOI/2015/90​Journalist

​Requesting,

  1. Requesting copies of all representations sent by Minister Alex White or his officials on behalf of constituents from Ministerial office (by letter, email, fax etc.) to other Government Departments since he was appointed last year.
  2. Copies of all representations sent by Minister Alex White or his officials on behalf of constituents from ministerial office (by letter, email, fax etc. ) to other State Bodies.

FOI/2015/90 - Request and Reply

17/08/201515/09/2015
​FOI/2015/91​Journalist

​Requesting correspondence between Minister Alex White and the Director General of RTE since he was appointed last year (copies of all letters, emails and faxes to and from the Minister's office)."

FOI/2015/91 - Request and Reply

17/08/201511/09/2015
​FOI/2015/92​Jouralist

​A copy of the contract between DCENR and Capita/Eircode in relation to the provision and operation of the national postcode system Eircode.

FOI/2015/92 - Request and Reply

19/08/201520/1/2016
​FOI/2015/94​Journalist

​Requesting  records held so far in relation to the SEA process of the National Broadband plan including, but not limited to, screening statements, scoping reports and correspondence with the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources or its agents in relation to the plan.

FOI/2015/94 - Request and Reply

15/06/201523/06/2015
​FOI/2015/95​Journalist
  1. Requesting any records of meetings between the Department and Capita regarding the collection of the RTE Licence Fee and
  2. Any presentations or proposals made to the Department by Capita in relation to the collection of the Licence Fee.

FOI/2015/95 - Request and Reply

25/08/201503/09/2015
​FOI/2015/98​Journalist

​Requesting a summary log of all non-personal requests submitted to your department under the Freedom of Information Act in 2013,2014,2015, up until receipt of this request.

FOI/2015/98 - Request and Reply

07/09/201510/09/2015
​FOI/2015/99​Member of the Public

​Requesting records relating to the investigation by the European Commission regarding the compliance of the Irish State with the European Commission Decision E4/2005 (State financing of Radio Teilifis Eireann and Teilifis na Gaeilge)

FOI/2015/99 - Request and Reply

15/09/201506/10/2015
FOI/2015/102​Journalist

​Requesting copies of all correspondence between the office of Minister Alex White and the organisers of the Web Summit, including Mr Paddy Cosgrave.

FOI/2015/102 - Request and Reply

24/09/201520/10/2015
FOI/2015/104​Journalist

​Requesting all records and correspondence between the Department (also the Minister) and Eircom (now Eir) in relation to the outage/technical difficulties which occurred on September 2nd 2015.

FOI/2015/104 - Request and Reply

25/09/201523/10/2015
FOI/2015/106​Journalist

​Requesting copies of all documents (emails, letters, correspondences, fax etc.) from Minister Alex White and the Department in relation to the broadcasting charge.

FOI/2015/106 - Request and Reply

25/09/201523/10/2015
FOI/2015/109​Journalist

​Requesting all documents relating to complaints regarding social media by the Government.  Details to include the name of the complaint and the complaint made.

FOI/2015/109 - Request and Reply

25/09/201512/10/2015
​FOI/2015/110​Journalist

​Correspondence received and sent by the Department and Minister to/from other government departments, organisations, businesses in relation to postcodes from April 1st 2015 to date.

This is not available to view online due to it's volume, however can be obtained by contacting FOI Unit.

​25/09/2015

​30/12/2015
FOI/2015/111​Journalist

​Requesting all documents which show the amount of money the Department spent on the purchase of newspapers and magazines in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and up to date of this request.  Also, please state the name and quantity of each publication which is delivered to the department on a daily basis.

FOI/2015/111 - Request and Reply

28/09/201523/10/2015
FOI/2015/112​Journalist

​Requesting details of expenses/costs involved, for staff/department for entertainment purposes including but not limited to Christmas parties in the months of Oct, Nov, Dec 2011, 2012,2013, 2014.

FOI/2015/112 - Request and Reply

28/09/201506/10/2015
FOI/2015/113​Journalist

​Requesting a breakdown of all expenses, including overnight expenses, claimed by each civilian driver employed by the Department in 2011 (from when ministerial drivers were abolished), 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015.  Please relate the drivers expenses to the assigned minister he/she drives.  Please also state the salary of each driver in each of those years.

FOI/2015/113 - Request and Reply

28/09/201519/10/2015
FOI/2015/116 (a) and (b)​Journalist

(a) Requesting all correspondence received by Minister Alex White concerning Eircode in the Last three months, and any replies to that correspondence.

(b) ​All records relating to a survey carried out for the Department regarding the use and/or knowledge of Eircode by the Public.

FOI/2015/116 (a) - Request and Reply

FOI/2015/116 (b) - Request and Reply

29/09/201524/11/2015
FOI/2015/117​Journalist

​Requesting copies of all correspondence between the Office of the Minister for Communications and the Chairman of the Broadcasting Authority of Ireland between January and December 2014 inclusive.

FOI/2015/117 - Request and Reply

01/10/201516/10/2015
FOI/2015/118​Member of the Public

​Requesting true copies of the Department of Communications, Energy and Natural Resources legislation which authorised An Garda Siochána to monitor and/or record civilian phone-calls to and from Garda Stations and any other phone-calls of civilians and share with state agencies, without the persons engagement in making or receiving such phone-calls being informed of such and without the Legislator in Chief being made aware of the being informed of such as requested in my letters dated 3rd September 2015 and 2nd October 2015 to Mr Alex White Minister for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources, 29-31 Adelaide Road, Dublin, D02 X285. 

FOI/2015/118 - Request and Reply

12/10/2015​28/10/15
FOI/2015/119​Member of the Public

Seeking all communications held on your files between DCENR and Capita plc or its associated or subsidiary companies including Capita Business Services Ltd. between 15/08/2013 and 28/02/2014

FOI/2015/119 - Request and Reply

14/10/201527/01/2016
FOI/2015/120​Journalist

​Requesting the amount of money spent on landscaping, gardening, flowers etc. by the Department since the current Government came to power in 2011 to the current date.

FOI/2015/120 - Request and Reply

15/10/201529/10/2015
FOI/2015/121​Journalist​Requesting,
  1. The amount of money/income earned by the Department for FOI search and retrieval (and any associated costs) fees
  2. Single highest amount paid in FOI search and retrieval fees and the associated FOI request.

FOI/2015/121 - Request and Reply

15/10/201511/11/2015
FOI/2015/122​Journalist

​Requesting "the total amount of money the Department spent on cleaning companies/contractors since the current Government came to power in 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014,2015 (up to the above date"

FOI/2015/122 - Request and Reply
15/10/201630/10/2015
FOI/2015/126​Client​Requesting records created since 13/03/2008 relating to the case TV3 brought to the EU concerning the state's subvention to RTE and, in particular, the resulting Commission Decision E4/2005.

 

FOI/2015/126 - Request and Reply (1)

FOI/2015/126 - Request and Reply (2)

22/10/201522/12/2015
FOI/2015/128​Journalist

​Requesting a copy of all internal audits carried out by or for the department since 1 June 2015.

FOI/2015/128 (part a)

FOI/2015/128 (part c)

02/11/201530/11/2015
FOI/2015/133​Member of the Public

Requesting information on a statement made by Pat Rabbitte in 2014 on proposing to lift the ban on nuclear power in Money Point, Co Clare.

FOI/2015/133 - Request and Reply

09/11/2015​7/12/2015
FOI/2015/134​Journalist

​Requesting,

1. Minutes of all meetings of the Mining Board in 2014 and 2015 including all attendees and dates of meetings.

2. A full breakdown of all salaries and expenses paid to each individual board member in 2014 & 2015.

3. A full breakdown of costs associated with any member(s) of the Mining Board (including but not limited to travel costs, accommodation costs, meal costs, other expenses).

FOI/2015/134 - Request and Reply

09/11/201517/11/2015
FOI/2015/137​Member of the Public

​Reports and slides and associated material presented by RPS to the 3rd Bioenergy Steering Group Meeting - 22nd September 2015.

FOI/2015/137 - Request and Reply

13/11/2015​7/12/2015
FOI/2015/138​Member of the Public

​Requesting all contracts signed by the Department of Communications on behalf of the state with all companies involved in the provision of Ireland's postal code system.

FOI/2015/138 - Request and Reply

​17/11/2015​11/12/2015
FOI/2015/139​Member of the Public

Requesting a copy of all correspondence, including those from the Department of Health and the HSE, in connection with the publication and distribution of the book "Justice for My Son" by the author Vera Duffy which was first published by Gill & MacMillan Ltd in February 2012.

FOI/2015/139 - Request and Reply.

10/11/201517/12/2015
FOI/2015/144​Journalist

​Requesting correspondence between Alan Kelly, Minister for the Environment, and the Department/ Minister White in relation to the draft wind energy guidelines.  Please include all correspondence since Minister Kelly assumed office on July 11, 2014.

FOI/2015/144 - Request and Reply

04/12/201510/12/2015
FOI/2015/146​Member of the Public

​Copies of all statements/invoices relating to Minister Alex White visit to New Zealand for St Patricks Day 2015.

FOI/2015/146 - Request and Reply

16/12/201518/01/2016
FOI/2015/147​Journalist

​All records held by DCENR relating to the application by Shell E&P Ireland for consent to operate the Corrib Gas Pipeline and associated terminal at Bellanboy in Co. Mayo.

FOI/2016/147 - Request and Reply

16/12/201502/03/2015
FOI/2015/148​Journalist

​A Statement of the deficit or surplus  that each member of staff had at the end of the most recent flexi period, and the same information for each member of staff one year earlier.

FOI/2015/148 - Request and Reply

18/12/201518/01/2016
FOI/2015/150​Member of the Public

​Documentation held in DCENR in regard to appointments to the Board of Inland Fisheries Ireland in accordance with Section 12(1)(b) & Section 12(3) of Inland Fisheries Act 2010.

FOI/2015/150 - Request and Reply

23/12/201527/01/2016
FOI/2015/151​Member of the Public

​Under the Freedom of Information Act, I wish to request records relating to travel and accommodation expenses pertaining to Ministers White  and mcHugh and any retinue in 2015. I would also request any expenses on make-up, clothes and gifts in the period.

FOI/2015/151 - Request and Reply

29/12/201527/01/2016